Roundup Friday February 12, 2010

1.  Prodigal dogs:  Have gray wolves found a home in Colorado?—Michelle Nijhuis, High Country News 2/15/10

2.  Utah Legislature:  Full appellate panel will hear Kane County road issue—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/11/10

3.  Utah Legislature:  Lawmakers take state’s rights fight to public lands—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/11/10

4.  Utah Legislature urged to see spiritual value of wilds—Josh Smith, DN 2/11/10

5.  Ecology experts to study sports complex plan—Aaron Falk, DN 2/11/10

6.  Feds pass on surest solution to Asian carp advance—John Flesher, AP, SLT 2/11/10

7.  Cedar City joins bus study—Mark Havnes, SLT 2/11/10

8.  Landowner, wildlife advocates see opportunity in wind energy regs (Wyoming)—Dustin Bleizeffer, Casper Star-Tribune 2/11/10

9.  Arizona quits Western climate endeavor—Shaun McKinnon, The Arizona Republic 2/11/10

10.  China’s fears of rich nation ‘climate conspiracy’ at Copenhagen revealed—Mark Lynas, The Guardian (UK) 2/11/10

11.  National Trust to cut fossil fuel use in half by 2020—Rebecca Smithers, The Guardian (UK) 2/11/10

12.  Stretched military halts cleanup of Florida tire reef—Brian Skoloff, AP, DN 2/10/10

13.  Latest plan to cut farm subsidies likely dead—Steve Karnowski, AP, DN 2/10/10

14.  Kenya relocates thousands of animals to game park—AP, DN 2/10/10

15.  Utah Legislature:  House formally questions global warming—Bob Bernick Jr., DN 2/10/10

16.  Take close look at CO2, scientist urges—Elaine Jarvik, DN 2/10/10

17.  Noel, faith leaders stage impromptu wilderness debate—Peggy Fletcher Stack, SLT 2/10/10

18.  Utah lawmakers propose using eminent domain to take federal land—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/10/10

19.  Kane County roads case goes to full appeals court—Patty Henetz, SLT 2/10/10

20.  Exterminator owner:  ‘I would have told the family…to get out’—Erin Alberty, Judy Fahys, SLT 2/10/10

21.  Phosphine poisoning is rare—Melinda Rogers, SLT 2/10/10

22.  Timpanogos Cave rock to be blasted in $500,000 project—Mike Stark, AP, SLT 2/10/10

23.  Yellowstone earthquake swarm dwindles—AP, SLT 2/10/10

24.  Wolf bill heads to guv—SLT 2/10/10

25.  Wasatch Front Regional Council seeks input on long-range vision—Jeff Robinson, KCPW News 2/10/10

26.  County plans Envision meeting—Charles Geraci, Logan Herald Journal 2/10/10

27.  USU dean keys eco-station plan—Kim Burgess, Logan Herald-Journal 2/10/10

28.  Udall, Salazar seek harsher penalties for public-land damage—Howard Pankratz, The Denver Post 2/10/10

29.  Judge gives NOAA Fisheries last chance on salmon (Washington State)—Jeff Barnard, AP, The Seattle Times 2/10/10

30.  Coho mojo:  Restoring salmon runs in region’s watersheds (Washington State)—Philip Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic 2/10/10

31.  City looks at Green River for water (Wyoming)—Pete Nickeas, Casper Star-Tribune 2/10/10

32.  British Columbia declares Canadian North Fork off limits to mining, energy development—Rob Chaney, The Missoulian (Montana) 2//10/10

33.  Tribal proposal to gill-net lake trout raises questions—Jim Mann, Montana Daily Inter Lake 2/10/10

34.  Gibbons recycling plan hatched on trip to California—Anjeanette Damon, Reno Gazette-Journal 2/10/10

35.  Texas is urged to help expand solar power—Jack Z. Smith, Fort Worth Star-Telegram 2/10/10

36.  Feinstein, Boxer call for delay on plans to expand Central Valley landfill—Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times 2/10/10,0,1473846.story

37.  ‘Valentine’s Day’ writes a love letter to the environment—Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times 2/10/10

38.  Rep. Moran likely to lead panel that funds environmental agencies—Noelle Straub, Greenwire, The New York Times 2/10/10

39.  China’s water pollution level higher than estimated in 2007—Emma Graham-Harrison, The Washington Post 2/10/10

40.  Scientists seek better way to do climate report—Seth Borenstein, AP, The Washington Times 2/10/10

41.  B.C. protects Flathead—Richard Cuthbertson, Calgary Herald 2/10/10

42.  A clouded leopard filmed for first time in Malaysia—A. Wilting, A. Mohamed, The Guardian (UK) 2/10/10

43.  Keep alert to invisible gas—Debbie Arrington, McClatchy Newspapers, DN 2/9/10

44.  January freeze damaged 4 percent of Florida oranges—AP, DN 2/9/10

45.  Board grapples with EnergySolutions’ blended-waste proposal—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

46.  Plans call for second Utah radioactive waste site in Tooele County—Amy Joi O’Donoghue, DN 2/9/10

47.  LDS vegetable program helps Bolivians—Jason Swensen, DN 2/9/10

48.  Centerville may offer curbside green-waste pickup—Joseph M. Dougherty, DN 2/9/10

49.  Second Layton girl dies in case of possible pesticide poisoning—Erin Alberty, Jason Bergreen, SLT 2/9/10

50.  House OKs resolution doubting climate change—Robert Gehrke, SLT 2/9/10

51.  U. geophysicist ready to try storing CO2 underground—Brian Maffly, SLT 2/9/10

52.  Kids at schools close to busy roads breathe more pollution—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/9/10

53.  Radiological waste war dominates board meeting—Judy Fahys, SLT 2/9/10

54.  Park City’s open space funds are all spoken for—Christopher Smart, SLT 2/9/10

55.  Cattle battle:  New Zealand has more cows than kiwis—AP, SLT 2/9/10

56.  Alaska dentist fixes injured eagle’s broken beak—AP, SLT 2/9/10

57.  Idea of big-bucks big-game hunt on Antelope Island resurfaces—Dan Weist, Ogden Standard-Examiner 2/9/10

58.  Colorado to get $30 million in federal money to clear beetle-killed forests—Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post 2/9/10

59.  Medicine Bow gets bulk of Wyo beetle-kill funds—Mead Gruver, AP, Casper Star Tribune 2/10/10

60.  State’s snowpack below average midway through winter (Washington State)—Yakima Herald-Republic 2/9/10

61.  A federal climate service is created to provide data—John M. Broder, The New York Times 2/9/10

62.  Leaks trouble nominees for nuclear panel—Matthew L. Wald, The New York Times 2/9/10

63.  Climate change legislation buried under record snowfall in capital—Alexander Bolton, The Hill 2/9/10

64.  Runoff looks lean in N. Utah—SLT 2/8/10

65.  Tapeworm in Idaho years before wolves arrived—AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/8/10

66.  Group sues to force decision on pygmy rabbits (Idaho)—Nicholas K. Geranios, AP, The Idaho Statesman 2/8/10

67.  Skeptics find fault with UN climate panel—Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times 2/8/10

68.  California solar startup Ausra acquired by French nuclear energy giant Areva—Todd Woody, Los Angeles Times 2/8/10


69.  Put in your two cents on National Forest Plan—Garth Barker, Logan Herald-Journal 2/11/10

70.  Clean Air Challenge—Editorial, KSL Newsradio 2/10/10

71.  Climate resolution a lot of hot air—Editorial, Ogden Standard Examiner 2/9/10

72.  Tooele Valley’s air quality deserves more scrutiny—Editorial, Tooele Transcript Bulletin 2/9/10

73.  President Obama’s budget will hurt job creation in West—Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, Politico 2/8/10


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